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Giving Green Campaign

Want to support student research in aging?  It's easy!  Just give to the Shenk Graduate Research Award by doing the following: Click here. Put "Shenk" in the search box. Check the "Shenk Graduate Research Award" Select your payment type. And know that you are supporting student research in aging! Giving Green Campaign Read more >>

Actively Accepting Applications for the Gerontology Graduate Certificate

We are actively accepting applications to our Graduate Certificate in Gerontology.   More information can be found by clicking here. Actively Accepting Applications for the Gerontology Graduate Certificate Read more >>

New Course Spring 2020: Grief and Loss over the Lifespan

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course equips students to be professionals who understand and respond to individuals, groups, organizations and communities that have experienced symbolic and tangible loss and experience resulting grief responses. The course identifies different theories used to address grief and loss over the lifespan that include normal and complicated grief, cultural and spiritual... New Course Spring 2020: Grief and Loss over the Lifespan Read more >>

New Course Spring 2020: Minorities and Aging

We are excited to offer a new course entitled Minorities and Aging. Graduate and undergraduate seats will be available in this course taught by Dr. Candace Brown, Assistant Professor of Gerontology. This course is open to all students and will have cross listings in Gerontology and Sociology. Undergraduates will meet M/W/F while graduate students will participate in a hybrid format.   New Course Spring 2020: Minorities and Aging Read more >>

Welcome Dr. Candace Brown, Assistant Professor of Gerontology

The Gerontology Program is excited to welcome Dr. Candace Brown to our faculty!  Dr. Brown will have a faculty home in the Department of Public Health Sciences and will teach, among other things, Health and the Aging Process as well as Minorities and Aging.  Dr. Brown's research is focused on understanding the social, psychological, and neurological aspects of motivation to exercise... Welcome Dr. Candace Brown, Assistant Professor of Gerontology Read more >>